Health & Science

Unilever's Dove Brand Earns PETA Cruelty-Free Accreditation

Unilever's Dove Brand Earns PETA Cruelty-Free Accreditation

Kendall Curley
Oct 10, 2018

Image via iStock.com/mustafagull On September 10, 2018, Unilever issued a press release announcing that they are supporting efforts to institute a global ban on animal testing. According to the statement, “Unilever today announced...
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Cats May Not Be the Ultimate Hunters We Thought

Cats May Not Be the Ultimate Hunters We Thought

Kendall Curley
Oct 08, 2018

Image via iStock.com/jkitan Ecologist Michael H. Parsons from Fordham University had planned to study rat pheromones and how they affect rat behavior. But after Michael and his team secured the location for their research, they realized...
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Veterinarian Uses 3-D Printer to Repair Dachshund’s Skull

Veterinarian Uses 3-D Printer to Repair Dachshund’s Skull

Samantha Schwab
Oct 02, 2018

Image via University of Guelph/Facebook A veterinarian in Ontario successfully replaced a portion of a dog’s skull after discovering it had to come out in order to remove the cancerous tumor that was forming near her brain....
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Your Smartphone Is Making Your Dog Depressed, Study Says

Your Smartphone Is Making Your Dog Depressed, Study Says

Samantha Schwab
Oct 02, 2018

Image via iStock.com/damircudic A UK-based study found that dogs may be become anxious or depressed when their owners use their smartphones excessively. Unsurprisingly, the study also found that dogs react similarly when their owners...
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Veterinarian Says Baby Talking to Cats Is the Best Way to Get Their Attention

Veterinarian Says Baby Talking to Cats Is the Best Way to Get Their Attention

Kendall Curley
Sep 13, 2018

Dr. Uri Burstyn is a veterinarian in Vancouver, British Columbia, who is passionate about cats. On YouTube, he is known as the Helpful Vancouver Vet, and he garnered national attention with his video on how to properly handle a cat. Video...
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Florida Everglades Threatened By New Hybrid Pythons

Florida Everglades Threatened By New Hybrid Pythons

Kendall Curley
Sep 07, 2018

Image via pisaphotography/Shutterstock The Everglades National Park in Florida has long been dealing with the issue of invasive species. One of the most problematic species has been the Burmese python. While there are snakes in...
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